Orange, brown, and blue. Front: English text; sand dollar as registration device; gold foil galleon; map; Columbus statue; Cecil Wallace-Whitfield. Back: English text; Junkanoo dancers; coat of arms. Solid security thread and 3-mm windowed security thread with demetalized BAHAMAS. Watermark: Cecil Wallace-Whitfield with electrotype 5 and Cornerstones. Printer: DE LA
5 dollars (US$5), 2006. Unveiled September 20, 2007. To be issued in “early 2008.” Green and light purple. Enlarged portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Wmk of large 5 to right of portrait, wmk of column of three smaller 5s to left of portrait. Security thread with repeating USA and 5 repositioned
B704 (P122): 20 pesos (US$1.50) Blue, red, and green. Front: Spanish text; stylized bird in flight; balance scales and open book; 26th president, Benito Pablo Juárez García; map of Mexico as registration device. Back: Spanish text; map of Mexico; bank seal; jewelry; Zapotec ruins at Monte Albán, Oaxaca; mask of
, Winston Brown of Toronto, Ontario, has recently gone public with a dramatic example of a modern error. The $20 from 2004’s Canadian Journey series has the holographic stripe on the front right, the windowed security thread on the back right, and the watermark is upside down (compare top pair
Orange, brown, and green. Front: English text; sand dollar as registration device; gold foil bird; map; Roland T. Symonette. Back: English text; Central Bank building headquarters in Nassau with flags and palm trees; coat of arms. Solid security thread and 3-mm windowed security thread with demetalized BAHAMAS. Watermark: Roland T.
B366 (P101A): 5 dollars (US$3.95) Blue, purple, yellow, orange, and green. Front: English and French text; coat of arms; 7th prime minister, Wilfrid Laurier wearing suit; West Block of Parliament in Ottawa; Canadian flag. Back: English and French text; child riding toboggan; snowflakes; excerpt from Roch Carrier’s Le Chandail de
The Bank of Mexico plans to issue a new family of banknotes designed primarily to improve security and ease identification by the blind through the use of different tactile marks and varying sizes for each denomination. The first note of this new series is the $50 (US$4.60), details of which